July Update

There are few things on the go, but if I haven't posted on here yet, here you go: 1. My poem "The Climb" is up at The Week Shall Inherit The Verse. http://theweekshallinherittheverse.blogspot.ca/2015/06/jacqueline-valencia.html The poem is part of a larger lyrical project I've been working on whereupon I take some of my old poems and... Continue Reading →

I have finished retyping Orwell’s 1984 and The Wall Street Journal

You can find the last entry here with a few thoughts on the project: http://thisisroom101.blogspot.ca/       George Orwell in his Burma passport photo. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Orwell

On day 130 of This Is Room 101 and Day 242 of Getting Inside James Joyce’s Head

Day 130 of #thisisroom101 http://goo.gl/dduZyw  & Day 242 of #GIJJH http://goo.gl/A9tsWi  #georgeorwell #jamesjoyce #uncreativewriting Admittedly with my workload at full capacity at the moment (film reviews, book reviews, interviews, and finishing up my next poetry book), it's been hard to keep up with my rewrites and retypes. However, I've managed. If I haven't been able... Continue Reading →

A few thoughts on day 7 of This Is Room 101: pata/para/meta/physics

When I first set upon writing This Is Room 101, I had a few presumptions already percolating: Would any sense come out of the project? Would there be a coherence, or if not, would there be a cohesion between Orwell's work and today's news stories? In uncreative writing, my main goal is to basically reproduce:... Continue Reading →

This Is Room 101

Starting July 1st, 2013 I am retyping George Orwell's 1984 three paragraphs a day and consecutively adding paragraphs from the first story of The Wall Street Journal online (at the time I read it) from that day (including a drawn reproduction of the headline photo). Today is Day 1. You can find it here: http://thisisroom101.blogspot.ca/2013/07/one-it-was-bright-cold-day-in-april-and.html (My... Continue Reading →

My next uncreative writing project: Room 101

I'm on the 108th day of retyping James Joyce's The Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (http://gettinginsidejamesjoyceshead.blogspot.ca/). Seeing as I'm 3 days away from finishing my read of Kafka's Metamorphosis backwards  (https://soundcloud.com/ravensee/sets/metamorphosis), I have a new project starting July 1st. It's called This Is Room 101 (http://thisisroom101.blogspot.ca/). Starting July 1st, 2013 I will be... Continue Reading →

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